Instructables: exploring - technology - sensors - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 28 May 2017 05:46:13 PDT BLOX v1.01 bfo metal detector http://www.instructables.com/id/bfo-metal-detector/
bfo metal detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/0BW9/XS7EP27XMGM/FEW0BW9XS7EP27XMGM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/0BW9/XS7EP27XMGM/FEW0BW9XS7EP27XMGM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/0BW9/XS7EP27XMGM/FEW0BW9XS7EP27XMGM.SMALL.jpg jurgis Simple BFO metal detector BFO ( beat frequency oscillator ) metal detectors use two oscillators, each of which produces a radio frequency. One of these oscillators uses a coil of wire that we call the search loop. The second oscillator uses a much smaller coil of wire, and is usually inside the c...
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Wed, 26 Apr 2006 13:54:26 PDT
Intel Edison Sensor Dashboard Using Freeboard/Python/Flask (minimal programming necessary) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Sensor-Dashboard-Using-FreeboardPytho/
Intel Edison Sensor Dashboard Using Freeboard/Python/Flask (minimal programming necessary) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/4Z20/IE223RYD/FCV4Z20IE223RYD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/4Z20/IE223RYD/FCV4Z20IE223RYD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCV/4Z20/IE223RYD/FCV4Z20IE223RYD.SMALL.jpg JustinN1 First I wanted to say thank you for the opportunity to work with an Edison and for being given one by Intel/Instructables for the purpose of entering their IoT contest. I think this is a great way to do community building and encourage developers to get involved and on board. It should also get yo...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 21:23:06 PDT
Simple Manual Magnetometer Calibration http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Manual-Magnetometer-Calibration/
Simple Manual Magnetometer Calibration - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/HI5E/IEX4QPFR/FZJHI5EIEX4QPFR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/HI5E/IEX4QPFR/FZJHI5EIEX4QPFR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/HI5E/IEX4QPFR/FZJHI5EIEX4QPFR.SMALL.jpg p_leriche There are several types of cheap magnetometer now available, which you can use to sense a compass direction, but all of them (as far as I know) need calibration before you can get sensible results. In this Instructable, I'll demonstrate a simple manual method using both the XLoBorg from Piborg, and ...
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 07:31:22 PDT
Arduino GPRS Weather Station - Part 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPRS-Weather-Station-Part-1/
Arduino GPRS Weather Station - Part 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/8BT9/INM7J3J6/FGB8BT9INM7J3J6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/8BT9/INM7J3J6/FGB8BT9INM7J3J6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/8BT9/INM7J3J6/FGB8BT9INM7J3J6.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat With the threat of increasingly erratic weather patterns circulating the skies of our planet, day after day of unceasing rain, floods, droughts, hail storms and who knows what else, a weather station seems to be a useful and necessary household accessory.Global warming may be upon us, but that is no...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 04:36:40 PDT
Temperature sensor / weatherstation http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-sensor--weatherstation/
Temperature sensor / weatherstation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/Y1W7/F9053ZOT/FYXY1W7F9053ZOT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/Y1W7/F9053ZOT/FYXY1W7F9053ZOT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYX/Y1W7/F9053ZOT/FYXY1W7F9053ZOT.SMALL.jpg chr Create a weatherstation or temperature monitor using the very cool digital temperature sensor DS1820.I use this setup to monitor a server room, and as a weatherstation.This project consists of:A Dallas 1-Wire bus networkInterface between RS-232 and the Dallas 1-Wire systemDigital temperature sensors...
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Fri, 21 Sep 2007 15:13:15 PDT
Laser cut enclosure with living hinge lid http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-enclosure-with-living-hinge-lid/
Laser cut enclosure with living hinge lid - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/ULAJ/H2A76P69/FRSULAJH2A76P69.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/ULAJ/H2A76P69/FRSULAJH2A76P69.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRS/ULAJ/H2A76P69/FRSULAJH2A76P69.SMALL.jpg fasaxc This instructable shows how I made a laser cut box with a curved lid to house a wireless sensor node.  I made it at Techshop SF.  The node measures temperature and relays its measurements to a central logger so that I can plot graphs from the data.  The box needs a port for the antenna, good air flo...
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 22:15:40 PDT
DS18B2O - Temperature probe with RJ45 connector http://www.instructables.com/id/DS18B2O-Temperature-probe-with-RJ45-connector/
DS18B2O - Temperature probe with RJ45 connector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/1X2H/GO6V9XIX/F3C1X2HGO6V9XIX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/1X2H/GO6V9XIX/F3C1X2HGO6V9XIX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/1X2H/GO6V9XIX/F3C1X2HGO6V9XIX.SMALL.jpg rik This Instructable uses the work done by Jonathan Oxer and Hugh Blemings in the book  "Practical Arduino"  at:   http://www.practicalarduino.com/   and builds upon the work done by: http://www.cheapvegetablegardener.com/   using the homemade-waterproof digital thermometer design concept:   http://w...
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Tue, 31 May 2011 22:34:58 PDT
IoT Pill Bottle http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Pill-Bottle/
IoT Pill Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/R23R/INPE5NCC/FLIR23RINPE5NCC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/R23R/INPE5NCC/FLIR23RINPE5NCC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/R23R/INPE5NCC/FLIR23RINPE5NCC.SMALL.jpg 陳亮 This Instructables show how to build a IoT pill bottle prototype.This is my colleague, Roy's idea, I just help him PoC.This IoT bottle use 2 type of sensors for helping doctor and patient:A cap button for detect pill bottle opened, it help to monitor the time pattern of patient take the pillAn IR se...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 06:31:41 PDT
BME280 Weather Station With ESP8266 SDK http://www.instructables.com/id/BME280-Weather-Station-With-ESP8266-SDK/
BME280 Weather Station With ESP8266 SDK - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/QX0I/IO34ES2R/FH0QX0IIO34ES2R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/QX0I/IO34ES2R/FH0QX0IIO34ES2R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/QX0I/IO34ES2R/FH0QX0IIO34ES2R.SMALL.jpg cosminp12 The purpose of this project was to share my own C implementation of a BME280 driver and provide a demo application for it, using ESP8266 with the official Espressif SDK.The sensor is connected directly to the ESP8266 without any other MCU in between, via I2C. Data is then sent to a ThingSpeak accoun...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 09:40:20 PDT
Controlling the Position of an Actuator with an Analog Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-the-Position-of-an-Actuator-with-an-An/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 09:56:04 PDT
Atlas Scientific and Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Atlas-Scientific-and-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:36:19 PDT
How to Build a Portable, Accurate, Low Cost, Open Source Air Particle Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Portable-Accurate-Low-Cost-Open-Sou/
How to Build a Portable, Accurate, Low Cost, Open Source Air Particle Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/9FWD/IV0BC29D/F089FWDIV0BC29D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/9FWD/IV0BC29D/F089FWDIV0BC29D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F08/9FWD/IV0BC29D/F089FWDIV0BC29D.SMALL.jpg rawrdong This is the first Instructable in the series: How to Make, Calibrate, and Test a Portable, Accurate, Low Cost, Open Source Air Particle Counter. The second installment, How to Build a Test Chamber for Air Particle Sensors, can be found here. The third installment, How to Build a Monodisperse Particl...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 16:45:43 PST
Wearable heart beat sensor ESP8266+Pulse sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-heart-beat-sensor-ESP8266Pulse-sensor/
Wearable heart beat sensor ESP8266+Pulse sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/A6RF/I9L6IMAW/FL2A6RFI9L6IMAW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/A6RF/I9L6IMAW/FL2A6RFI9L6IMAW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/A6RF/I9L6IMAW/FL2A6RFI9L6IMAW.SMALL.jpg yakirmalka As part of a desire to learn about ESP8266 as standaloneI thought about a project to connect pulse sensor and transmit the BPM to the computer by TCP connection.During the construction i came across some problems.The problems by my opinion, will help some of you to build your next project. Compone...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 07:23:05 PDT
Stickytape Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Stickytape-Sensors/
Stickytape Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/GHWO/FTVVI29Y/FLBGHWOFTVVI29Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/GHWO/FTVVI29Y/FLBGHWOFTVVI29Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/GHWO/FTVVI29Y/FLBGHWOFTVVI29Y.SMALL.jpg Plusea Simple Pressure and Bend Sensors made from stickytape, Velostat, conductive thread and small pieces of conductive fabric. Basically you just have to get the conductive surface and Velostat ratio right. I find the following methods work best. As little conductive thread as necessary to cover the sen...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2009 11:01:47 PDT
Simple Touch Switch 3904 NPN http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Touch-Switch-3904-NPN/
Simple Touch Switch 3904 NPN - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F09/XLBD/HYZ9CKUO/F09XLBDHYZ9CKUO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F09/XLBD/HYZ9CKUO/F09XLBDHYZ9CKUO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F09/XLBD/HYZ9CKUO/F09XLBDHYZ9CKUO.SMALL.jpg Bits4Bots Hello :) This project will show you how to make a simple touch switch using a 2N3904 (NPN) transistor.A newbie special 10 minutes project! Parts List: 1 LED1 2N3904 TransistorJumper Wires2 680 Ohm Resistors *or 1K or lessBreadboard or PCB w/solder5V Power Supply Connecting the Transistor Place...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:01:27 PDT
Distance measurement and obstacle detection using NXP 89v51rd2fn and ultrasonic sensor HC-SR04. http://www.instructables.com/id/Distance-measurement-and-obstacle-detection-using--1/
Distance measurement and obstacle detection using NXP 89v51rd2fn and ultrasonic sensor HC-SR04. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/47T4/HV9I48KR/F3O47T4HV9I48KR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/47T4/HV9I48KR/F3O47T4HV9I48KR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/47T4/HV9I48KR/F3O47T4HV9I48KR.SMALL.jpg saurabh prashar Everyone uses arduino uno or mega to make projects as they are easy to use and the code for arduino is easily available on the arduino forums and no one uses atmel,philips or other microcontroller to make such projects as the coding is somewhat difficult . In this project of mine i have used phi...
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Mon, 19 May 2014 21:26:25 PDT
VU Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/VU-Meter/
VU Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/GEHF/G8AS45VS/FFBGEHFG8AS45VS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/GEHF/G8AS45VS/FFBGEHFG8AS45VS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/GEHF/G8AS45VS/FFBGEHFG8AS45VS.SMALL.jpg dmallen This project shows you how to take inputs from a computer, MP3 player, or stereo via a headphone jack and get LEDs to respond and visually display the peaks and troughs of the music. For this project you will need: -One (1) ArduinoMega w/ USB upload cable -Two (2) 10-Segment LED Bar Graphs -O...
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Thu, 22 Apr 2010 18:33:33 PDT
DIY Digital Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Digital-Thermometer/
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Sun, 7 Jun 2009 03:32:38 PDT
Raspberry Pi Baby Monitor with Splunk http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-Baby-Monitor-With-Splunk/
Raspberry Pi Baby Monitor with Splunk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NA1R/IOG1IW9T/FA2NA1RIOG1IW9T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NA1R/IOG1IW9T/FA2NA1RIOG1IW9T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/NA1R/IOG1IW9T/FA2NA1RIOG1IW9T.SMALL.jpg Bam Bam Mantell These steps will teach you how to assemble the components required to make a Raspberry Pi baby monitor, and collect that data into Splunk, a log reader and analytical tool, to preset that data in a meaningful way. At the end you will be able to use the Spunk dashboard to monitor sleep patterns, room...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 20:22:40 PDT
How to make a tv remote sensor module http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-tv-remote-sensor-module/
How to make a tv remote sensor module - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/69WQ/GP7IGABS/FV369WQGP7IGABS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/69WQ/GP7IGABS/FV369WQGP7IGABS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/69WQ/GP7IGABS/FV369WQGP7IGABS.SMALL.jpg amruth Hi everyone i am going to show u how to make a IR module which senses and tells wether the tv remote is working or not. The TSOP 1738 works as a LDR ( light dependent resistant) which senses IR(Infra red). When u press the buttons on the remote the sensor senses it and gives power to the LED and the...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 10:16:43 PDT
Make a digital thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-digital-thermometer/
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Wed, 6 Jan 2010 14:48:54 PST
RFID Timing System on the Cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/RFID-Timing-System-on-the-Cheap/
RFID Timing System on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/4LWY/HNHLPUJY/FXV4LWYHNHLPUJY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/4LWY/HNHLPUJY/FXV4LWYHNHLPUJY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXV/4LWY/HNHLPUJY/FXV4LWYHNHLPUJY.SMALL.jpg edmondslibrarian This project is for any Coach or PE teacher that wants to time a race or single lap on a budget. It collects data in Excel and displays the winners. You can follow all the steps to make your own file, or just use the template file. Hopefully, more advanced users will be able to add improvements to t...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 13:02:38 PDT
IoT Charts Using Google Tools: Getting Started http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Charts-Using-Google-Tools-Getting-Started/
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Tue, 10 Nov 2015 08:37:07 PST
Arduino GPRS Weather Station - Part 2: Upgraded Wind Sensors and Improved Energy Efficiency http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPRS-Weather-Station-Part-2-Upgraded-Wind-/
Arduino GPRS Weather Station - Part 2: Upgraded Wind Sensors and Improved Energy Efficiency - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/DQNL/IWMMH4FJ/FMADQNLIWMMH4FJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/DQNL/IWMMH4FJ/FMADQNLIWMMH4FJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/DQNL/IWMMH4FJ/FMADQNLIWMMH4FJ.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat In my continuing efforts to control my island's weather I have rebuilt my GPRS weather station with upgraded 'industry standard' calibrated wind sensors and made several significant improvements for better energy efficiency.This weather station is now a lot more accurate and uses three Arduinos work...
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 15:06:05 PST
Energino: an Arduino-based energy consumption monitoring shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Energino-an-Arduino-based-energy-consumption-moni/
Energino: an Arduino-based energy consumption monitoring shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/K6Y8/H4ZN5515/FWZK6Y8H4ZN5515.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/K6Y8/H4ZN5515/FWZK6Y8H4ZN5515.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/K6Y8/H4ZN5515/FWZK6Y8H4ZN5515.SMALL.jpg roberto.riggio Energino is a plug-load meter that measures the amount of power consumed by whatever DC electrical appliance is plugged into its. It was originally designed to monitor the energy consumption of simple networking devices such as Ethernet switches and WiFi access points, but it can be used to monitor ...
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Sun, 22 Jul 2012 08:40:00 PDT
How to make an Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Automatic-Night-Light/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 02:26:53 PST
Visualize data from sensors using Arduino + coolterm http://www.instructables.com/id/Visualize-data-from-sensors-using-Arduino-coolte/
Visualize data from sensors using Arduino + coolterm - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/DCGQ/H4AGJ6RW/FZ8DCGQH4AGJ6RW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/DCGQ/H4AGJ6RW/FZ8DCGQH4AGJ6RW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/DCGQ/H4AGJ6RW/FZ8DCGQH4AGJ6RW.SMALL.jpg gabriellalevine Once you're getting some values from sensors, for example using Arduino, (see my previous instructable), sometimes it's nice to see the sensor data in a graph.  Here's how in only a few steps! I made this particular Instructables using a sonar sensor (XL Max Sonar EZ/AE) but you can do it with any...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 08:25:40 PDT
Easy as pie GPS datalogger http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-As-Pie-GPS-Datalogger/
Easy as pie GPS datalogger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/0KPN/IVO4C9EH/FRG0KPNIVO4C9EH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/0KPN/IVO4C9EH/FRG0KPNIVO4C9EH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/0KPN/IVO4C9EH/FRG0KPNIVO4C9EH.SMALL.jpg tinkrmind This project came out of a very simple need; the need for speed. The night before I was leaving on my road-trip across the Grand Canyon, I realized I didn't have my Garmin with me. So I hacked this together. However, I have since realized I absolutely love the simplicity of this thing. There's a cer...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 07:55:38 PST
Inline Digital Hydrometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Inline-Digital-Hydrometer/
Inline Digital Hydrometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/EHFJ/IVO3650G/FYOEHFJIVO3650G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/EHFJ/IVO3650G/FYOEHFJIVO3650G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/EHFJ/IVO3650G/FYOEHFJIVO3650G.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Many industrial processes require chemical analysis of a fluid and sometimes just knowing it's density is all that is necessary to know what it's main constituents are. This is particularly true in whiskey production, for example. Here, I am using a very accurate pressure sensor which is connected t...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:17:38 PST
Make an Simple Motion Sensor Relay Board (PIR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Simple-Motion-Sensor-Board-PIR/
Make an Simple Motion Sensor Relay Board (PIR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/E64R/IA56PFAT/FLFE64RIA56PFAT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/E64R/IA56PFAT/FLFE64RIA56PFAT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/E64R/IA56PFAT/FLFE64RIA56PFAT.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hi Everybody,After an Successful Hit & Featured with " Make an Simple Motion Sensor Led Light" I Started thinking about anything else....So , I am here with ' Make an Motion Sensor Relay Board! " It's Just the Same but with a improvement which i got from previous instructable Comments.In this instru...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 05:45:54 PDT
Super simple door alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-door-alarm/
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Mon, 26 Mar 2007 03:11:21 PDT
Battery Level Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Level-Indicator/
Battery Level Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/LNFK/IU1EC4W9/FNGLNFKIU1EC4W9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/LNFK/IU1EC4W9/FNGLNFKIU1EC4W9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/LNFK/IU1EC4W9/FNGLNFKIU1EC4W9.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Hi everyone, It's me Balsuryana!. I'am back with some electronics projects! In this projects, i will show you how to make a Battery Level Indicator. I got this idea because i need this tools for indicate my powerbank battery level, so i made this tools. No more talking, LET'S MAKE IT! What you wil...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 09:42:02 PDT
Auto street light switch using ldr and ic 555 http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-street-light-switch-using-ldr-and-ic-555/
Auto street light switch using ldr and ic 555 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/BGN5/I327HQ86/F17BGN5I327HQ86.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/BGN5/I327HQ86/F17BGN5I327HQ86.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F17/BGN5/I327HQ86/F17BGN5I327HQ86.SMALL.jpg ankit.mehta.1401933 Hello everyone this is my first instructables of automatic twilight switch using ldr this is simple project for beginners like me the main purpose of this project is it will automatically switched on when its dark and automatically off in dayi used a very simple and popular timer ic 555 Gather yo...
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:32:51 PST
How to make a continuity tester http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-continuity-tester/
How to make a continuity tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/JFEN/G68HD630/FBUJFENG68HD630.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/JFEN/G68HD630/FBUJFENG68HD630.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/JFEN/G68HD630/FBUJFENG68HD630.SMALL.jpg MODDEDbyBACTERIA I have two multimeters; one which gives a reading but no audible beep when the contacts are made, and the other multimeter which is broken but works for continuity testing, however doesn't always beep if the level it reads isn't quite high enough. I wanted something more reliable! A continuity tes...
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Tue, 2 Mar 2010 09:03:18 PST
Make one PM2.5/air quality monitor with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-one-PM25-monitor-with-Arduino-UNO/
Make one PM2.5/air quality monitor with Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/P5C7/I622GXYV/FZ7P5C7I622GXYV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/P5C7/I622GXYV/FZ7P5C7I622GXYV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ7/P5C7/I622GXYV/FZ7P5C7I622GXYV.SMALL.jpg jiangshan00000 Make one PM2.5 monitor with Arduino UNOuse Arduino unoR3 board and one arduino compatible 4-digital tube to collect and display the PM2.5 value. one laser PM2.5 sensor SDS011(www.inovafitness.com) is used for the PM2.5 detect. Download arduino IDE Arduino IDE: the version of 1.0.6 is used. goto h...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 04:46:19 PST
Simplest Geiger Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Geiger-Counter/
Simplest Geiger Counter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/ZGT7/ISV2DMJT/FJ2ZGT7ISV2DMJT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/ZGT7/ISV2DMJT/FJ2ZGT7ISV2DMJT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ2/ZGT7/ISV2DMJT/FJ2ZGT7ISV2DMJT.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Have you have ever wanted to test the radioactivity of your smoke alarm, or have you ever wanted to be extra prepared for that nuclear apocalypse that is always being spoken about? If you have, then this instructable is for you. In this instructable, I will show you how to build a very simple and ...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2016 20:29:23 PDT
Arduino Motion Sensor Control Led Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Motion-Sensor-Control-Led-Light/
Arduino Motion Sensor Control Led Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/8DPM/HINOEK1B/FQI8DPMHINOEK1B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/8DPM/HINOEK1B/FQI8DPMHINOEK1B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/8DPM/HINOEK1B/FQI8DPMHINOEK1B.SMALL.jpg eglass1 In need of a little helpful tutorial on how to wire and program your new motion sensor with your arduino? Well look no further. This tutorial will give you a simple example of how to set up a motion sensor to your arduino and turn an led on or off if motion is detected. The Parts. Ok first off y...
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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 23:09:40 PDT
DIY Replacement Zeo Sleep Monitor Headband Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Replacement-Zeo-Sleep-Monitor-Headband-Sensor/
DIY Replacement Zeo Sleep Monitor Headband Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/8TG4/HFPTRLOU/F508TG4HFPTRLOU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/8TG4/HFPTRLOU/F508TG4HFPTRLOU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/8TG4/HFPTRLOU/F508TG4HFPTRLOU.SMALL.jpg marciot Last year I purchased a Zeo Mobile Sleep Manager. This is a nifty Bluetooth headband that tracks your brainwaves while you sleep and presents it on your smartphone as a graph indicating when you were awake, in light, deep or REM sleep. It's like having your own personal EEG. You can use your Zeo to ...
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Tue, 23 Apr 2013 20:46:03 PDT
Self-Powered Automatic Water Tap http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Powered-Automatic-Water-Tap/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 07:29:16 PDT
Stairway LED lighting with IR trip sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-light-trip-sensor/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2008 16:18:03 PDT
MPU6050: Arduino 6 Axis Accelerometer + Gyro - GY 521 Test & 3D Simulation http://www.instructables.com/id/MPU6050-Arduino-6-Axis-Accelerometer-Gyro-GY-521-B/
MPU6050: Arduino 6 Axis Accelerometer + Gyro - GY 521 Test & 3D Simulation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/MKZB/IIYWUFEX/FDOMKZBIIYWUFEX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/MKZB/IIYWUFEX/FDOMKZBIIYWUFEX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/MKZB/IIYWUFEX/FDOMKZBIIYWUFEX.SMALL.jpg HobbyTransform Are you looking to make your own quadcopter drone or RC plane with Arduino but don't know how to get the gyro working? Perhaps you already bought some 6 axis MPU6050 modules (on the GY-521 breakout boards) only to find out they weren't as simple to use as you thought? Try this out! You'll learn to...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 22:32:20 PST
Hack an HC SR04 to a 3 pin sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-an-HC-SR04-to-a-3-pin-sensor/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:56:07 PDT
Small Temperature and Lightness Sensor Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Temperature-and-Lightness-Sensor-Shield/
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:04:26 PDT
Hydroponic Greenhouse Monitoring and Control System http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydroponic-Greenhouse-Monitoring-and-Control-Syste/
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Wed, 4 May 2016 10:43:54 PDT
FSR Tutorial! http://www.instructables.com/id/FSR-Tutorial/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 20:06:01 PDT
Air Pollution Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Pollution-Detector/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 22:57:03 PDT
Basics of Thermal Imaging http://www.instructables.com/id/Basics-of-Thermal-Imaging/
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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 20:39:07 PST
Temperature/Humidity Sensor + Arduino + LabVIEW Data Acquisition http://www.instructables.com/id/TemperatureHumidity-Sensor-Arduino-LabVIEW-Data-Ac/
Temperature/Humidity Sensor + Arduino + LabVIEW Data Acquisition - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/X5KR/HRBNCTEE/FCAX5KRHRBNCTEE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/X5KR/HRBNCTEE/FCAX5KRHRBNCTEE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/X5KR/HRBNCTEE/FCAX5KRHRBNCTEE.SMALL.jpg UHMC HAESH This tutorial will explain step-by-step on how to set up your SHT15 (temperature/humidity) sensor for data acquisition using Arduino. The tutorial further explains how LabVIEW will be used to collect the sensed data to provide numerical and graphic representation. What you will need: SHT15 ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 15:37:02 PST
DIY Force Sensitive Resistor (FSR) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Force-Sensitive-Resistor-FSR/
DIY Force Sensitive Resistor (FSR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/QQ2O/FI8VJQH2/FCSQQ2OFI8VJQH2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/QQ2O/FI8VJQH2/FCSQQ2OFI8VJQH2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/QQ2O/FI8VJQH2/FCSQQ2OFI8VJQH2.SMALL.jpg kylemcdonald Make a force sensitive resistor (a pressure sensor) with spare parts instead of spending $5 - $20 each. Materials ToolsSoldering ironHot glue gunKnife/razorWire cutterComponentsSolderHot glueOne-sided copper PCBConductive foamWireThe foamConductive foam is what microcontrollers generally come pac...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2008 18:18:29 PDT
DIY Touch Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Touch-Sensor/
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Tue, 13 Nov 2007 18:34:20 PST